Entries by Geraldine Downes

112 Years of Support

Author, David Cornish, Executive Officer, PAC Foundation. Photo:  Don and Lesley Catford, join with Romy and Anjan Joshi, in congratulating Rojan Joshi. In 1907 a group of Old Scholars of the school set about the establishment of the Prince Alfred Old Collegians’ Masonic Lodge.  I am proud that my link goes back that far as my […]

A Gathering of the Decades

Author, David Cornish, Executive Officer, PAC Foundation. Prince Alfred College was swamped on Saturday 27 July with Old Reds from across the decades as they participated in the special PAC Sesquicentenary Old Collegians’ Reunion Day, one of the key events in Old Boys’ Week and the College’s Sesquicentenary celebrations. Over three hundred men participated and heading […]

Our Princes Men Gallery Induction – Senator David Fawcett

Pictured from left to right: Bill Riceman, Geoffrey Bean, David Fawcett, Bradley Fenner, Don Millard and John Keeves. Prince Alfred College inducted Old Scholar David Fawcett, into Our Princes Men Gallery on Thursday 15 August 2019. The Princes Men Gallery is in honour of our Old Scholars who have achieved distinction in their respective fields. […]

High calibre sporting coaches provide inspiring leadership

PAC Director of Co-Curricular Activities, Troy McKinnon, shares Princes’ approach to supporting our boys to develop core values through sport such as commitment, loyalty, honour, courage and teamwork. Troy recently pinpointed how important it is for students to have access to high calibre sporting coaches, in terms of inspiring effort and a commitment to their chosen […]

ANZAC Hall Upgrade

Author: Ross Scrymgeour, Director of Advancement PAC Prince Alfred College’s main assembly, presentation and performing arts centre, The ANZAC Hall, has undergone a massive upgrade recently. The newly renovated facility now bears little internal resemblance to The Assembly Hall, as it was known at that time, opened by the state governor of the time, Lieutenant General Sir […]

Character and Well-Being Development at Prince Alfred College.

Author: Dr. John Kinniburgh. PAC Head of Secondary School & Deputy Headmaster. Given the challenges relating to mental health, academic pressures, social engagement and personal healthy, it is certainly not easy being a young person today. As a result, few would contest the notion that the role of a contemporary independent school is to equip […]